These are my $5,000 reasons to not use a quick draw strap again

Started Sep 19, 2012 | Discussions thread
Dan
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It probably won't cost that much to repair
In reply to hkginlax, Sep 20, 2012

I've had a few repairs done by Nikon, and every time I'm surprised at how cheap it is. I'm looking forward to hearing about the quote. Just send it to Nikon, and fret no more.

hkginlax wrote:

I hope you are right but my guess will be more expensive; consider the D800 needs a replace metal top body panel and a new LCD, and the lens needs a new front element. I will be smiling if I can walk out spending less than $1,000 total.

Meganrogers wrote:

Don't get too upset yet. The damage is probably far less than you think. I once had a very similar accident. It was a few years ago and they had to replace the metal ring on the lens, and rear LCD. If I remember right,in my case, it cost about $350 to get everything looking new.

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